American bar food & drinks in a modern setting fit for large parties, with sports TV & a patio.

Venue Description

Downtown’s hottest sports bar! Striders San Diego features 150+ HD TVs, 24 craft beers on tap, daily specials, all sports packages & luxury off track betting lounge.

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Opened in October 2015, Striders is a new downtown San Diego spot for horse racing fans. The sports bar is the only place in San Diego, other than casinos and the Del Mar Racetrack itself, where equestrian sport aficionados can wager.

The two-story, upscale restaurant, bar-lounge features two outdoor areas, large dining room and an open kitchen with chef’s tables and a horseshoe-shaped bar with 24 beers on tap plus cocktails & wine.

The turf “Clublounge” on the second floor consist of a paddock bar, a wall of TVs broadcasting horse races from all over the world and balconies with panoramic views.

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Venue Vitals

What To Know

Best for: Groups, Singles
Average Line: 5-10 min
Music: Open Format

Attire: Casual, Trendy
Price: $-$$
Capacity: 500

When To Visit

Hours of Operation
Wed/Thu/Sun: 10-10pm
Fri – Sat:  10am -11pm
Mon – Tue:  3pm-10pm

Where To Go

NBHD: Gaslamp District
100 J Street
San Diego, CA

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Expert Tips

Location: Striders is centrally located in downtown San Diego just a few steps from some of the most popular hotels in the historic Gaslamp Quarter and right next to the Convention Center Trolley Station.
1st Floor | Casual dining, craft beers & cocktails: Two outdoor patios, Signature Horseshoe cocktail bar, and large casual dining room with booth seating.
2nd Floor | High End Sports Lounge: State of the art audio/visual experience with 150+ HD TVs, Premium booth seating, Parade Ring East & West panoramic balconies, and Winners Circle 360° Clublounge bar.
• There’s Off Track Betting upstairs Wed-Sun 10AM-5PM plus Night Racing Fri+Sat till 10PM (tentatively).
• Striders offers an extensive list of specialty cocktails, 24 draft handles feat. local breweries & 4 draft wines.
• There’s over 150 TVs indoor and outdoor patio.
Best nights to go: Thu, Fri, Sat.
Admission: Striders does not charge cover except for special events and holidays.
Drink Prices: $5-$8 for Beers, $13 for Mixed Drinks / Cocktails, and $9-$12 for Wine.
Good for Happy Hour: YES! Daily Happy Hour, Mon-Fri 3PM-6PM: $2 off all drafts, $2 off draft wines, $5 off signature cocktails & select food specials. $5 Jameson shots All Day every day. Beer of the Month – $2 off AbnormalWeiss All Day Every Day. Click here to view more Happy Hour Specials.

Outdoor Seating: Yes. There are two outdoor patios with fire pits.
Parking: No parking. It’s all street parking and street parking costs varies by day and time of day.
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Dress Code

How To Dress

• The dress code here is: Casual Dress.
• No restrictions on attire; with jeans and tees likely okay.